Eastern Snake-necked Terrapin/Turtle Chelodina longicollis

Eastern Snake-necked Terrapin
Eastern Snake-necked Turtle
The Eastern Snake-necked Terrapin, also called Eastern Long-necked Turtle, is one of several "snake-necked" terrapin species all native to Australia-Pacific. The neck, when extended, can reach as long as the body. When withdrawn, it is withdrawn sideways into the shell. All are carnivorous.
Eastern Snake-necked Terrapin
Eastern Snake-necked Turtle
The Eastern is native to slow moving rivers and ponds of much of Eastern Australia. It has powerful webbed, clawed feet for swimming, digging and tearing. It can also excrete a foul-smelling musk as defence.